The Carrivick Sisters, BBC Young Folk Award Finalists 2010, are are twins Laura and Charlotte Carrivick from South Devon, England, and they are making waves at a very young age in the acoustic music scene. They play a variety of bluegrass instruments (mainly guitar, mandolin, banjo, dobro and fiddle) with vocal harmonies and are both songwriters. Although their background is in bluegrass, their music has a strong folk influence which is evident in their original songs, many inspired by their local landscape and stories. Ralph McTell said, “I am very impressed by The Carrivick Sisters, one of the best young duos I’ve heard.”
They are appearing at Grateful Fred's next Thursday 3rd February at 8-00pm. The venue is the Freshfield Hotel, Massams Lane, Formby, a short walk from Freshfield Station. 9 real ales and a real cider. It costs a mere £6-50. On-line tickets here.